EghtesadOnline: Tehran Mayor Pirouz Hanachi bemoaned the lives lost to the new coronavirus in Iran as a result of medical shortage caused by American sanctions, stressing that this is no time for “vindictive” policies.
EghtesadOnline: Turkey’s state-owned Halkbank pleaded not guilty Tuesday (March 31) to US charges that the bank helped Iran evade sanctions on billions of dollars in oil funds.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s economic climate is indicative of the pressure exerted by sanctions, says Mohammad-Qoli Yusefi, professor of economics at Allameh Tabataba’i University.
EghtesadOnline: A federal appeals court granted a temporary halt in the US prosecution of Turkish lender Halkbank over sanctions violation charges while it weighs other requests by the bank.
EghtesadOnline: A senior official said the US move to impose sanctions on Iran’s nuclear chief shows Washington’s desperation in dealing with Tehran.
EghtesadOnline: The launch of the nuclear deal’s dispute resolution mechanism by France, Germany and Britain is the European way of keeping tabs on both Iran and the US, responding to Tehran’s reduction of nuclear commitments while stalling until the 2020 US presidential vote before deciding to reimpose global sanctions on Iran, a former diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: Newly announced US sanctions aimed at harming petroleum and petrochemical trade between Iran and China will not substantially impact China's status as the top importer of Iranian crude, analysts said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is still ready to engage in negotiations with the United States despite the recent escalation, if Washington changes its approach and lifts the sanctions, the Iranian top diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s economy is facing 13 monumental challenges that have built up over the past decades, after it emerged from the shadows of oil revenues when the US reimposed sanctions on the country, Vahid Shaqaqi-Shahri, a university professor and economist, says.
EghtesadOnline: What if American sanctions remain in place for the next year? Will their effects be any worse than what was experienced in the past two years? How is it possible to enhance economic stability under sanctions?